Hillman Barge & Construction Company, Brownsville, Pa., has announced the appointment of Ira J. Singleton as vice presidentmanufacturing. In his new capacity, Mr. Singleton will be responsible for the overall production operations of the barge and towboat manufacturing facility.
David H. Watts, formerly executive vice president of the company's Americas Region, has been elected to the position of president and chief operating officer of Solus Ocean Systems, Inc., Houston. He joined the company in 1965, participating as
Morgan City businessman and m a r i n e s p e c i a l i s t Wayne Musgrove has been elected president and board chairman of Chem- M a r i n e C o r p o r a t i o n . The new Louisiana corporate structure was organized by Twin City Barge & Towing Company (TCB) of St.
Within the last decade, containerization has transformed the appearance and operations of many ports in the developed world and has established a dominant position on virtually all deepsea general cargo routes between industrial nations. Despite
Far East Levingston Shipbuilding Ltd. (FELS) has completed Galaxy 1, which it calls one of the world's most capable jackup rigs, to the satisfaction of its owner, Santa Fe Drilling Operations, Inc. In recognition of a job well done, Santa Fe is
— Prospects For The Future — The oil industry had a disappointing year in 1991—the combined profits of the leading 20 oil companies were more than 20 percent belowthe income earned in 1990. Total sales of the oil companies in 1991 fell by more
Charles S. Devoy, president of the American Association of Port Authorities (AAPA), recently announced the appointment of John F. Finnegan Jr., manager of marine operations for the Niagra Frontier Transportation Authority (NFTA), to membership on Committee IVConstruction and Maintenance,
Furness Withy, the British group of companies based and managed in the United Kingdom, is offering a free color folder that describes the group's structure and services and gives a glimpse into its wide-ranging interests. Since 1980, these companies